The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 196 198 192
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing E-business 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.075% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.098% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £575 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.93% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4303 5124 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.59% 77.06% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3401 3767 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £77.50 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Tableau
3 3 (33.33%) OLAP
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) BPR
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Workday HCM
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (11.11%) XPath

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (11.11%) HFM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (11.11%) Workday HCM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) OLAP
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Essbase
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
1 1 (11.11%) UDDI
1 1 (11.11%) WSDL
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Axis
1 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) VMS
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) BPR
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) DRM
3 1 (11.11%) SSADM
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) BEA
4 1 (11.11%) JDA
4 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft